Richard “Blondie” Creelman passed away peacefully at Mission Memorial Hospital on Saturday, April 1, 2006, three days before his 85th birthday.
Dick was predeceased by his first wife Vera and second wife Terry.
He will be lovingly remembered by Marlin, his devoted partner of 18 years; children Susie (Keith), Rick (Anne) and June; step-children Judy (Lee) and Karen. Dick was a wonderful Grandpa who was loved dearly and will be sadly missed by his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
He was a member of the Elite Force of the 1st Canadian Paratroop Battalion, and a veteran of all three campaigns during WW II.
A Celebration of Dick’s Life will be held on Thursday, April 13, 2006 at 12:00 noon at the Royal Canadian Legion, Br. #57, 32727 Logan Avenue, Mission.